As an author you can create and add a task into your course for your learner to complete. These tasks can either be assessed or non-assessed (practice) and you can re-use an existing non-assessed task as an assessed task within the same course.

Tasks types

Tasks replace activities and assessment and provide learners with a seamless learning experience where all tasks are integrated into their course content.  

There are eight categories of tasks currently available, offering over 20 unique tasks with more in development. The categories are: 

  • Multiple choice

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Highlight

  • Written and record

  • Sort and match

  • Label

  • Charts and graphs

  • Maths

Multiple choice

Fill in the Blanks (cloze)

Highlight  

  • Text highlight – highlight words, sentences or paragraphs in a given piece of text.

  • Free draw – digitally draw to add a response onto the image provided.
    While this task type can have automated feedback, it will require a facilitator to review and provide a mark and/or feedback.

Written and record

There are three options for this task type. While this task type can have automated feedback, it will require a facilitator to review and provide a mark and/or feedback.

Sort and match

  • Order –  put the answers provided into the correct order.

  • Match –  match two lists of information into the correct pairs.

  • Classification – put the answers provided into the correct groups.

Label

  • Image dropdown -  identify/name chosen points on an image from answers provided in a dropdown.

  • Select hot spots - select the hotspot region(s) on an image.

Charts and graphs

Maths

  • Math cloze (manual marked) - fill in the blank with a math symbol or equation with manual marking.

  • Math cloze (auto-marked) - fill in the blank with a math symbol or equation with auto-marking methods available.

  • Math essay - write in a response box, but have the option to add math symbols or equations.

Other articles you may find useful

Introducing tasks
Adding a task to your course
Adding a quiz using tasks
How to view and mark tasks
Understanding task statuses
Active learning - Definitions

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